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admiral mike mullen who said after the arb was issued as someone who's run large organizations and the secretary of state has been very clear about taking responsibility here, it was from my perspective not reasonable in terms of having a specific level of knowledge that was very specifically resident in her staff and over time certainly didn't bring that to her attention. that was admiral mike mullen. secretary, how many cables did you say arrive every year to the state department? 1.4 million? can you tell me how long it takes you to read 1.4 million cables. >> well, if i ever tried to read 1.4 million cables, i don't think i'd be sitting here today. i think i'd be collapsed somewhere. you know, i appreciated what admiral mullen said. when you do sit on top of large organizations in his case the united states military which is huge. and in my case the state department and usaid. you put into place processes. and you have to trust the judgment, the good sense of the people in your organization. so those 1.43 million cables, they come into the state department. you know, the tr
there on the top three or four. >> but, mike, to your point, one of the things that came out of the hearings yesterday with secretary of state clinton was that america is dealing with nations whose own governments are in a shambles. and yet people like conservative chris stevens thought itthe bes way to make progress was to be there. you say we have to have relationships with these nations, but if those governments are in such a shambles, what's the alternative. how do we resolve that? >> i'm glad you raised those points. i know a lot of not only military personnel who are very brave but state department personnel who are very brave and yet when they take risks and when a benghazi consulate is overrun, we consider that fundamentally unacceptable. it is a terrible tragedy, but it is part of the risk in this world of being in places where you need to be when situations are not always stable. now, to your point about whether all governments can be worked with or cooperated with, of course, there are some governments that just aren't even trying or are in ka hoocah against us. but in a place lik
i take the mike and let the gop have it. macho man rodney savage style. >> we have to expand our appeal. >> what are you going to do with macho man joe biden? >> renew our party, grow our ranks, and win elections. >> look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote, which we think should be ours. >> we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> anti-government ideologues. >> sometimes we will have to reject the president's proposals. >> that if you do not believe in government then you will not vote for most things that come up, and they haven't. >> speaking of change, what's up with michelle's bangs? her bangs! what is she, a guest star on "new girl." >> i wanted to publicly stay thank you. she will go down as one of the finest secretary of states. >> she was gildy. >> a lot of love between the best friends forever. >> no political tea leaves? >> we haven't got some tea. >> if he had a clinton presidency, i think we would
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